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The Stars My Destination - Alfred Bester
The Stars My Destination
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In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men - and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous... show more
In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men - and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous man alive. The Stars My Destination is a classic of technological prophecy and timeless narrative enchantment by an acknowledged master of science fiction.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425027806 (0425027805)
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group (NY)
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Stars My Destination / Alfred Bester
In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men - and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous ma...
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita rated it
1.0 Meh...
I was really looking forward to read this science fiction classic by Alfred Bester. It turned out to be a major disappointment. I find it very difficult to see what is so special and "master-piece-y" about it. Sure, it has a few good ideas here and there, but it's way too erratic, too chaotic and un...
Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
5.0 The Stars My Destination
One guy can jaunt or teleport himself through space into stars. However, he’s savage and nobody likes him. Moreover, The planet dealers want to kill him, they abandoned him in agonizing death in a space ship “Nomad” . He knows also some valuable secrets about PyrE, high nuclear fuel. A gram of w...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Stars My Destination
I remember loving it when I read it as a teen. Decades later? Well... There are still things I love about it, but for everything I do love, there's a side of it I dislike. I love a lot of the imagination in this book of a world where everyone "jauntes" ie, teleports, hundreds, even a thousand mile...
kennethjmcginnis
kennethjmcginnis rated it
0.0 The Stars My Destination
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